Chronic renal failure is a devastating debility that cripples the patients attitude towards life both physically and mentally. Renal transplantation is an unique entity that deals with removing a normal kidney from a healthy donor and is transplanted into a recipient with chronic end stage renal failure thereby preventing the hazards and cost of lifelong dialysis.
After the transplant the patient can lead a normal life .This need All donor kidneys are removed by laparoscopic surgery adding to the advantage of only a small incision for kidney retrieval , more than 650 lap donor nephrectomies done till date at our centre. The recipient surgery is usually open and the kidney is placed either in left or right iliac fossa. We have recently started the Laparoscopic recipient surgery, a path breaking step as we are the third team in the world to do so.